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Doctor insights on: Stomach Ulcers Caused By Alcohol

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Can stomach ulcers be caused by frequently getting angry?

Can stomach ulcers be caused by frequently getting angry?

Ulcers: The following also raise your risk for ulcers: drinking too much alcohol, regular use of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids), taking Aspirin or nsaids once in a while is safe for most people, smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco, being very ill, such as being on a breathing machine having radiation treatments. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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Could a burning stomach sensation when drinking alcohol be caused by non ulcer dyspepsia?

Could a burning stomach sensation when drinking alcohol be caused by non ulcer dyspepsia?

Alcohol: If I understand your question correctly - you do not have to have an ulcer to experience pain when ingesting alcohol. If I misunderstood what you were asking - please consider re-asking with clarification. take care ...Read more

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Are my stomach problems caused by oxycodone or alcohol?

Are my stomach problems caused by oxycodone or alcohol?

Either: could be caused by either drug'; eliminate one and see what develops; ...Read more

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Can prolonged over consumption of wine cause stomach ulcers?

Can prolonged over consumption of wine cause stomach ulcers?

Yes: As well as a variety of other adverse and interrelated general medical/psychological conditions. ...Read more

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Can peptic ulcers be caused by vomiting or is it the ulcers that cause the vomiting?

Can peptic ulcers be caused by vomiting or is it the ulcers that cause the vomiting?

Yes: Peptic ulcers can cause vomiting due to gastric irritation. They are frequently caused by infection with a bacteria called h pylori and should be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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I know that ulcers are primarily caused by h. Pylori but can stress cause excessive acid buildup in my stomach?

I know that ulcers are primarily caused by h. Pylori but can stress cause excessive acid buildup in my stomach?

Yes.: The GI tract is full of nerve endings, and stress often manifests in this area...Note how many people get "butterflies in my stomach" or feel nauseated when under stress. Just as stress can hurt you, relaxation exercises can help you heal and support wellness. ...Read more

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Can laryngopharyngeal reflux be caused by stomach cancer?

Possible: If the cancer involves the distal esophageal sphincter, the valve which separates the esophagus and stomach it is possible that it could cause acid reflux. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics caused gastritis?

Can antibiotics caused gastritis?

Gastritis: This terms means inflammation of the stomach. The most common cause is Helicobacter pylori, but certainly a variety of chemical agents could conceivably do this. My advice would be to see a doctor and be fully assessed and managed professionally. ...Read more

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Is my stomach cramps caused by food poisoning?

Is my stomach cramps caused by food poisoning?

Could be: A proper diagnosis wil require more history and physical examination and may be some tests. ...Read more

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What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

What to take for ulcer pains caused by drinking alcohol?

Ulcer disease due to: Alcohol abuse is serious. It is best to seek medical evaluation and the provider can make appropriate recommendations based on your case. Are you still drinking? Please consider alcoholics anonymous meetings and sobriety. ...Read more

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Can the damage of the esophagus caused by stomach acid from GERD be healed?

Can the damage of the esophagus caused by stomach acid from GERD be healed?

Yes: Yes, many medications can heal acid reflux. The strongest medications fall under the class of proton pump inhibitors. They block stomach acid production and can heal erosive esophagitis almost 90 percent of the time at 8 weeks. ...Read more

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Can geographic tongue be caused by h pylori?

Can geographic tongue be caused by h pylori?

Inherited: Geographic tongue is inherited and controlled by genetics. The h pylori probably accentuates- makes it more obvious. It's nothing to worry about unless it shows the outline of atlantis the lost continent - just kidding. ...Read more

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How are ulcesr caused by serial Asprin and ulcers from Crohn's distinguished?

How are ulcesr caused by serial Asprin and ulcers from Crohn's distinguished?

Biopsy: there's not much lymphocytes in aspirin induced. BUT, aspirin induced would be all upper GI (stomach, maybe duodenum and/or esophagus). Crohns would be really unlikley to be ONLY there (which is not the most common place for it anyway). ...Read more

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By what mechanism might an increase in gastrin cause peptic ulcer?

By what mechanism might an increase in gastrin cause peptic ulcer?

Stimulates acid: Gastrin: a hormone made in pancreas, stimulates acid production; more acid tamps down gastrin production-balancing act. Lack of acid production from meds, eg ppis (nexium (esomeprazole) etc), stomach problems (atrophic gastritis) , kidney disease will incr gastrin levels. Incr. Gastrin levels from tumors can incr. Stomach acid production, overcome body defenses, and cause ulcers. Most ulcers not from xs acid. ...Read more

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Can brain heal after damage caused by liver failure by alcohol consumption?

Can brain heal after damage caused by liver failure by alcohol consumption?

Complex: Yes, improved function can be achieved, but alcohol must be totally avoided, thiamine supplements are critical, liver function needs to normalize, and both psychological and medical interventions will be required as part of a rehab effort. Eventual outcome may well be unpredictable, but if all of the above can be done, odds of improvement are quite good. ...Read more

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How can you stop stomach discomfort caused by an ulcer?

How can you stop stomach discomfort caused by an ulcer?

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out what's causing these pains before you can get rid of them. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more